Approximately 65 percent of Jamaicans are being targeted for vaccination by March 2022.
However, the country’s health officials are wary that vaccine hesitancy might affect that ambitious goal.
The country is expected to receive its first batch of 50,000 vaccines from India by Thursday, which will form part of a total of 974,800 doses to be dispensed over the next three months.
More than 247,000 Jamaicans are being targeted for vaccination in the first phase, while more than 1.1 million are expected to get the vaccine in the third stage. More than four million doses are expected to be in Jamaica by March next year.